SFBay is liveblogging the Occupy Oakland march and general strike today, Wednesday, Nov. 2 and now into Thursday morning.
3:33 am PST
All of the live protest streams are now down or intermittent. Last images showed thin crowds with many dispersing. SFBay signing off for the evening.
2:22 am PST
Another UStream has come back online, this one from AnonMedics.
1:54 am PST
OakFoSho UStream live stream at 15th and Broadway has just captured police on loudspeaker announcing an unlawful assembly. The stream was down while camera operator Spencer changed the battery in his Droid X — a battery brought to him by supporters on Twitter watching his feed.
Here, live from Downtown Oakland, is the OakFoSho stream:
1:34 am PST
Multiple live streams on UStream and Livestream are covering the tense standoff between police and protesters.
- OakFoSho http://www.ustream.tv/channel/occupy-oakland-live
- Occupy Oakland http://www.livestream.com/occupyoakland
1:25 am PST
Numerous Twitter reports of a homeless man being shot with a rubber bullet by police.
1:14 am PST
Oakland North (@northoaklandnow) is tweeting that police are warning that everyone remaining inside the camp at Broadway and 14th will soon be arrested.
12:14 am PST
Police have fired teargas into the crowd in downtown Oakland, @Thomas_Peele tweets.
6:56 pm PST
Tweeters estimate between 5,000 and 50,000 on hand at Port of Oakland. Let’s say 10,000.
6:37 pm PST
Line of police cars headed for Port of Oakland, says KGO traffic reporter Dave Fowkes.
6:29 pm PST
SFBay’s Scot Tucker is now at the Port of Oakland and made this picture before sunset.
5:33 pm PST
Live helicopter footage over the Port of Oakland (KGO-TV)
5:19 pm PST
Multiple tweets (@SFExaminer, @thomas_peele) say protesters are at the Port of Oakland and are blocking trucks from exiting.
3:28 pm PST
Numerous Tweeters reporting black bloc sightings and incidents at Occupy Oakland march: “march through Oakland is pretty tense. marchers have to constantly protect buildings from black bloc.” (@FourYawkeyWay) “Black bloc throws paint, attempts smash window at UC office.” (@BayReporta)
3:23 pm PST
Police cars blocking 14th & Jefferson. (JournalismSandy/Golden Gate Xpress via Twitter)
3:00 pm PST
Oakland Local’s Flickr stream is chock full of Occupy images this afternoon.
2:48 pm PST
KGO-7 tweets that things are “getting rowdy in Oakland. Some people are throwing things outside Whole Foods but others are trying to stop them.” One minute before, NBC Bay Area tweeted that protesters just “thrashed a
Starbucks Whole Foods.” And the Bay Citizen reports a shattered Chase bank window at 20th and Webster.
2:31 pm PST
Picture from JenAngel via Twitter, taken at 1:31 p.m. PDT this afternoon at 14th & Broadway in Oakland.
12:57 pm PST
Four minutes of raw video from Occupy Oakland march this afternoon. (KGO-7)
12:37 pm PST
AP via KGO-7 reports the port was “operating as normal” and “most” longshoreman have showed up for work today.
12:30 pm PST
Dock worker tells Truthout that Port of Oakland is operating at 40-50 percent capacity.
11:16 am PST
Marchers have gathered in front of the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 12th and Broadway. The bank may have been closed before protestors arrived. Occupy Oakland pegs the crowd at 5,000 people. (OakTrib)
9:34 am PST
Oakland Tribune is reporting that longshoremen have understaffed the morning shift at the Port of Oakland, resulting in a shutdown.